Young people in Hampshire can become trainees

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YOUNG people with limited qualifications are being encouraged to sign up to a trainee scheme.

Hampshire County Council wants people aged 16 to 24 who are short on qualifications or experience to complete a traineeship to gain confidence and workplace skills.

Councillor Peter Edgar, executive member for education, said: ‘Some people’s abilities don’t shine through in academic exams, but that doesn’t mean they can’t succeed. That’s why we offer other ways to get started on the career ladder.’

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